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Dr. Deborah Riebe, professor and chair of the kinesiology dept. at the University of Rhode Island, has been nominated as to act as the senior editor for the 10th edition of the “American College of Sports Medicine’s Guidelines for Exercise and Prescription.” The book is considered an industry standard and it is used as a reference by clinical exercise, public health and other health care professionals for treating both healthy individuals, as well as those with a chronic disease or condition. The handbook is also used as a supplementary textbook and as a resource for professionals preparing for the ACSM exam. She holds a B.S. in physical education from Springfield College, an M.S. in exercise science from the University of Rhode Island and a Ph.D. in exercise physiology from the University of Connecticut. more
Corvias Campus Living has landed a $517 million contract with the University of Georgia to maintain and expand the school system’s student housing. more
New England Institute of Technology again is offering a tuition freeze to all individuals who enroll by Dec. 31. more
The University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Center at the Graduate School of Oceanography has a new director, effective in January: Anton Post. more
Rhode Island ranked fourth on a list of states where recent graduates of its colleges have the highest loan debt at $31,561. more
U.S. Rep James R. Langevin is accepting applications for interns in his Rhode Island and Washington, DC, offices for the spring semester of 2015. more
Ira C. Magaziner will serve as keynote speaker for “Putting Health Care Reform in Context: A Civil Discussion” at Rhode Island College on Nov. 19. more
Rhode Island College’s fall Green Business Forum, “Food to Waste: Anaerobic Digesters Clean Up,” focuses on the economic benefits of using waste-to-energy technology to turnfood scraps into electricity, heat and fertilizer. more
The University of Massachusetts has created six new startup companies within the past year, the most ever, and the companies range from music software technology to gene therapy. more
Economic growth continued in the third quarter, but the pace was not as fast, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator, which showed growth at 2.3 percent in the third quarter, compared with 3 percent in the second quarter, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Monday. more
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